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3-Day Gorilla Trekking

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Day 1 : Arrival and transfer to Volcanoes National Park

Visiting: Volcanoes National Park

Upon arrival at Kigali International Airport, you will be met by our local guide. Depending on your arrival time, you may have the opportunity to visit Kigali city, including the Genocide Memorial at Gisozi.

Afterward, transfer to Kinigi, located in the foothills of Volcanoes National Park (about 2 hours) for dinner and your overnight.

Genocide Memorials: In Rwanda, there are Memorials to remember the genocide of 1994 throughout the nation. The most important Genocide Memorials are those of Kigali (Gisozi) and Murambi (Gikongoro) where the history of the genocide is explained. A visit to the genocide memorial is for many visitors an incredibly emotional event.

  • Meals: LD
  • Budget Lodging: Hotel La Palme
  • Standard Lodging: Mountain Gorilla View Lodge
  • Luxury Lodging: Virunga Lodge
  • Elite Lodging: Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge

Day 2 : Gorilla trekking in Volcanoes National Park

Visiting: Volcanoes National Park

After breakfast, depart for the headquarters of the Park where the guide will accomplish the necessary formalities. Meet the ranger guide for a briefing about the greatest animal experience ever. Drive to the slopes of one of the Virunga volcanoes for gorilla trekking.

After the trekking, visit of the Iby'Iwacu traditional village (a community based tourism project where the local community displays the traditional ways of living).

Lunch at Musanze (Ruhengeri) and transfer to Kigali. On your way to Kigali, several stops will be made to admire the scenery. Rwanda is the country of the thousand hills!

  • Meals: BLD
  • Budget Lodging: Ninzi Hotel
  • Standard Lodging: Hotel Chez Lando or Flaming Tree Cottages
  • Luxury Lodging: Hotel des Milles Collines
  • Elite Lodging: Kigali Serena Hotel

Day 3 : Kigali visit and Departure

Visiting: Kigali

Pick up from your Kigali hotel, and depending on the departure time, there will be a Kigali city tour including the visit of the Genocide Memorial center at Gizozi. Transfer to the airport in time for your departure.

  • Meals: BL

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